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Old 04-03-06, 04:48 PM   #1
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Got Frog?

Who's got the frog? It sure is a squirrely lookin' ride. I bet it folds down small; too bad it cost over 100 euros. I guess Mueller and Ruese (sp?) make these bikes for high class business execs who need to hop on a buss to get to work. I don't think there is another full suspension bike out there with wheels that small, yet.............Yan?
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Old 04-03-06, 07:30 PM   #2
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Don't you mean 1000 Euros.
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It steers 'differently', it doesn't roll too well, it folds about the same size as a Brompton. Not my choice...
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Don't you mean 1000 Euros.
No, I meant 10 centimes
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I tried one out at avon valley Cycles in Bath, it's the only very small wheeled folder that I've found was ridable so far. And it does fold smaller than a Brompton!
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I think the Frog has a top gear in the mid 60s - so you are a bit limited for speed. Then again, that is probably for the best, given the Frog's short wheelbase (less than 90cms?). I'd imagine if you hit the brakes hard at 20mph+, you'd need wings...

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Old 04-06-06, 05:07 AM   #7
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Don't you mean 1000 Euros.
"1000 Euro" is writen like this "1000 "
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Wrong, I'm afraid 1000 Euro is written like this :- 1000! Well just about everywhere I go in Europe, anyway
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And it does fold smaller than a Brompton!
It does fold lower but is wider and longer. In cubic, it is virtually a wash.
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